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Amends Made to Black World War II Veteran More Than 75 Years Later
In 1942, African American World War II veteran John Edward James, Jr. was denied his commission as second lieutenant because of the color of his skin. More than 75 years later, the government is finally making amends.Read Press Release
Purple Heart Truck to Stop in Philadelphia as Part of a 7,800-Mile Journey, June 20
A bright purple Ford F-150 truck will be parked on the outdoor plaza of the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. as part of the 2018 Purple Heart Truck Run. Driven exclusively by amputee veterans, the mobility-enabled truck is making a 7,800 mile journey across America to raise awareness for mobility issues faced by combat-wounded veterans.Read Press Release
Long-Lost Revolutionary War Diary of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross, Discovered and Donated to Museum
Discovered in a shoebox in a Northern California garage, the long-lost Revolutionary War diary of John Claypoole is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.Read Press Release
Veterans Day Weekend at the MuseumNovember 11-15, 2020
Honor America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today over Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum.Go to Event
Spring Break: Spring Training with the MuseumMarch 26-April 12, 2021
March into spring break and discover the efforts of Revolutionary-era Philadelphians who helped prepare the Continental Army's supplies each spring during the Revolutionary War.Go to Event
U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John BarryOctober 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John BarryGo to Event
Kick Off the Holiday Season with a Nutcracker 1776 Performance and Chocolate-Making Demos
Experience the magical holiday classic The Nutcracker ballet with a Revolutionary twist! Rising stars from Philadelphia’s The Rock School for Dance Education will perform scenes from the Nutcracker 1776, an adaption of the original ballet, combining Tchaikovsky's timeless musical score with Philadelphia's revolutionary past.Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Unveiled in Historic Philadelphia
In Philadelphia, The American Revolution Center today unveiled the architectural design for The Museum of the American Revolution.Read Press Release
SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make Elizabeth Dorn’s Gown (Virtual)February 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This four-week virtual workshop will introduce participants to fashion history and how to make your own short gown based on Elizabeth “Betty” Dorn’s short gown.Go to Event
Finding Freedom Online Interactive and Virtual Resources OrientationJanuary 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will discover the features of the Museum's Finding Freedom online interactive and explore opportunities for using it in the classroom.Go to Event